How soon after taking the rotavirus vaccine will symptoms improve?

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The rotavirus vaccine is not a treatment for rotavirus. Instead, it will help increase your child's immunity to the virus. If it works properly, it should prevent rotavirus symptoms from occurring. The antibodies to rotavirus that are stimulated by the vaccine begin to appear in seven days and will probobly be complete at four weeks. Trials of the rotavirus vaccine found that it was over 75% effective in preventing any diarrhea caused by the rotavirus and over 95% effective in preventing severe diarrhea caused by the rotavirus.

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